Avnet will worldwide deliver a wide portfolio of flash-based hardware and software solutions from SanDisk
SanDisk Corporation and Avnet have announced that Avnet will offer a wide portfolio of flash-based hardware and software solutions from SanDisk to its customers throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Latin America through its Avnet Electronics Marketing and Avnet Technology Solutions operating groups.
As per the release, this worldwide distribution agreement enables SanDisk to leverage Avnet’s global scale, scope and solutions distribution model, making it even easier for CIOs, IT leaders and manufacturing decision-makers from around the world to purchase and implement SanDisk’s cutting-edge solid-state storage and embedded flash memory solutions.
With this agreement, Avnet becomes one of the first global distributors for the SanDisk Commercial Business Channel, which offers client and enterprise-grade solid state drives (SSDs) and embedded flash computing products through channel partners claimed the company. This enables Avnet to make available a variety of business and commercial solutions to its partners, including value-added resellers (VARs), embedded original equipment manufacturer (OEM) developers, system integrators (SIs), system builders (SBs) and direct market resellers (DMRs).
Henri Richard, SVP (Worldwide Commercial Sales and Support), SanDisk, said, “Avnet’s deep understanding of storage and customer-centric approach makes them a logical distribution partner for SanDisk’s flash-based commercial products and enables us to further expand our leadership in this growing market.”
Phil Gallagher, global president, Avnet Technology Solutions, said, “The addition of SanDisk further enhances our global technology portfolio with products from one of the most recognized and trusted brands in flash storage. The combination of Avnet’s technical expertise and sophisticated integration capabilities, with SanDisk’s proven flash products, enables our channel partners to not only address the growing demand for flash-based storage solutions in the commercial market, but also create complete solutions that provide a competitive edge in the markets they serve around the globe.”